Church of Kopimism recognized in Sweden
Sweden has formally recognized the Church of Kopimism whose central tenet is the right to file-share.
The church claims that "kopyacting" - sharing information through copying - is akin to a religious service.
The church holds CTRL+C and CTRL+V (shortcuts for copy and paste) as sacred symbols.
It was founded by 19-year-old philosophy student and leader Isak Gerson. He hopes that file-sharing will now be given religious protection.
Despite the new-found interest in the organization, experts said religious status for file-sharing would have little effect on the global crackdown on piracy.
Read the original story here.
RecommendedRecent Facebook Activity
Only On 7
For all the breaking stories happening in your neighborhood and developing stories happening around the world, join Leon Harris and Alison Starling weeknights on ABC7 News at 5 and 11.
TBD Blogs What you need to read
@TBD On Foot
Best of TBD In case you missed it
These are TBD's best photos of the year.